Ted Nash (rower)

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Ted Nash
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Born October 29, 1932 (1932-10-29) (age 83)
Melrose, Massachusetts, U.S.

Theodore Allison "Ted" Nash, II (born October 29, 1932) is an American competition rower and Olympic champion, rowing coach, and sports administrator. Nash has represented his country, either as a coach or athlete, at eleven separate Olympic Games since 1960.[citation needed]

Nash has served as both freshman and varsity coach for Penn and been a longtime supporter and icon of Penn AC.

Nash was a member of both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. While in the military, he was a test pilot, an aerobatics instructor for the Korean, Indian and Pakistani military advisory group project, an anti-guerrilla warfare instructor and officer candidate school tactical officer for the Army, and a member of the elite Green Beret and special forces units for the Army. He was recalled four times on special “friendly” projects across the world.[citation needed]

He was born in Melrose, Massachusetts.

Nash won a gold medal in coxless fours at the 1960 Summer Olympics.[1] He won gold medals at the 1959 and 1963 Pan American Games.


  1. ^ "Ted Nash". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 18, 2008.  "Theodore Allison 'Ted' Nash, II"